FAIRBORN, OH – Temperatures are dropping around Southern Ohio, which means it is time for SOPGA Professionals to kickstart their winter education schedule! The Southern Ohio PGA is excited to announce several educational opportunities set to take place over the winter months. A variety of in-person and virtual options are available to all PGA Members and Associates.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 – Sagacity Golf
The PGA Operations Benchmark is the only way to truly understand how your course compares to the market. Sagacity offers the clearest picture of overall facility performance and empowers operators to make informed decisions that are backed-up by independent data.
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Featuring: Mike Loustalot
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 – Club Caddie
Club Caddie GMS (Golf Management Software) is a comprehensive cloud suite equipped to handle every need of public, semi-private, & country club golf course operations. Way more than just a POS & tee sheet, Club Caddie also builds best in class software for country clubs, driving ranges & golf simulator businesses. The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to have the support of our partners from Club Caddie.
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Featuring: Jason Albanese
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 – Maximizing Simulator Revenue
Join your peers in-person at NCR Country Club in Kettering, OH at their newly opened indoor practice facility for a discussion about the value of simulators at your facility and best practices to generate revenue through them. The discussion will also be broadcasted online for those not able to travel to the in-person opportunity.
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 – Merchandising: Staying Current with Today’s Trends
The SOPGA Merchandise Show returns February 2023! More information to come on the Show itself, but be sure to mark your calendar to join us in-person to hear from some of the top merchandisers in the Southern Ohio Section. This will also be a time for sharing best practices to ensure your golf shop is meeting your customer’s needs.
- Chad Gilligan, PGA Head Professional at Losantiville Country Club and 2022 SOPGA Merchandiser of the Year (Private)
- Tom West, PGA General Manager at Heatherwoode Golf Club and 2022 SOPGA Merchandiser of the Year (Public)
- Hollie Danhoff, Director of Retail at Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club
- Maureen Morrow, Merchandise Coordinator at Scioto Country Club
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 – Triple Threat Leadership
Add value, build relationships, and create opportunities strategically through ENERGY, ENTHUSIASM, and ENGAGEMENT.
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Featuring: Dr. Scott Grant, CAA
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 – Golf Genius: 2023 Updates
Learn about what Golf Genius has in store for the 2023 season and find out what products might be useful at your facility.
Featuring: Ben Wolfe, PGA
Professional Development Requirement (PDR) credits able to be earned at each opportunity.
Click here to contact Southern Ohio PGA Director of Operations Derek Tincher, PGA with any questions about the 2022-2023 SOPGA Winter Education Series or your PDR Credits.